Laura Kam has spent decades working in the U.S. and Israel with top press, politicians, diplomats and think-tanks locally and from across the globe.
She founded Kam Global Strategies after pioneering The Israel Project’s work for seven years in China, India, Russia, Europe and on the issue of Iran as Executive Director for Global Affairs. Kam’s work with the world’s leading pollsters, Stanley Greenberg PhD, Neil Newhouse and Frank Luntz PhD in China, India, Russia, Britain, France and Germany and US research of elites, voters and college students has enabled successful strategic communications efforts worldwide.
Kam’s breakthrough work included developing communications strategy, including media tours of Israeli business experts, to meet with top tier Chinese media and leaders throughout the nation. Pro-Israel segments aired on CCTV and Xinhu and thousands of print media hits were achieved including in the People’s Daily, China Daily, Beijing Times, Economic Observer and 21 Century Business.
In India her team managed to place articles touting Israel-Indo cooperation in fields such as agri-tech and homeland security in the mainstream Indian media as well as in the Urdu media which caters to India’s Muslim population.
Kam has developed know-how on how to reach opinion makers electronically and through social media to over tens of thousands of journalists in 10 languages.
Prior to joining TIP, Kam worked for the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Washington, DC and Jerusalem for 17 years, including as co-director of the ADL’s Israel office. There, she was responsible for all areas of media relations for the League as well as for organizing and implementing missions that brought key U.S. Senators, members of Congress, Governors, law enforcement officials, interfaith leaders, journalists and others to Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority.
Kam previously worked as a press officer at the Israeli Consulate in New York City.
She is married to Israeli Ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff with whom she has lived on assignment in New York and Washington, DC. Kam currently resides in Jerusalem.